Tracka de Day: Total Warr “Pleasure is the Death of Desire”

Ever the musical journeymen, Paris based duo Total Warr have found a new rest-stop on their musical odyssey. From hardcore to pop and now on to afropop infused indie-rock, you’ve got to admire Total Warr’s commitment to harmonic diversity. Enjoy their latest track “Pleasure is the Death of Desire,” just don’t let the name fool you. This song is more likely to have you smiling and nodding your head than writing angsty poetry in a darkened room.

Total Warr - "Pleasure Is The Death Of Desire"

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